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Bryce Canyon in 1 Day

Bryce Canyon in 1 Day

We left our campsite a little before noon on Sunday and drove through the Zion-Mount Carmel toward our next destination at Ruby’s Inn and RV Park. Ruby’s Inn and RV Park is located a convenient five minutes from Bryce Canyon National Park’s entrance. It offered 

1 Day in Zion National Park

1 Day in Zion National Park

Arriving at our Campsite We arrived at the Zion Wright Family Ranch just after 5pm on Friday. Located 45 minutes from Zion’s main entrance, the Zion Wright Family Ranch consisted of over 1200 acres of land overlooking the Kolob Terrace region of Zion National Park. 

#VanLife Roadtrip Across the Mighty Five

#VanLife Roadtrip Across the Mighty Five

This summer, Greg and I planned our first ever international trip together. We were flying into Lisbon and renting a car to explore the Portuguese countryside plus Porto and Algarve, then flying to Morocco to climb the cliffs of Todra Gorge before heading off to 

Adventuring in the Guatemalan Jungle

Adventuring in the Guatemalan Jungle

It’s taken me almost a year to write this post for a few different reasons.  One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to explore the natural world by jumping headfirst into new and adventurous situations.  During the last few days of the 

A Service Trip in Chiquimula, Guatemala

A Service Trip in Chiquimula, Guatemala

There were several different reasons why I wanted to go on this trip with Hopscotch the Globe and Vivid Roots, and one of the main reasons was because the trip was based around contributing to the educational system of a village in Chiquimula. In the 

Exploring Antigua, Taking a Guatemalan Cooking Class, and Hiking Mt. Pacaya

Exploring Antigua, Taking a Guatemalan Cooking Class, and Hiking Mt. Pacaya

This trip to Guatemala was my first organized group trip. Six strangers met for the first time to travel a foreign country together, mixing service with adventure, all while being filmed by a YouTube influencer… It was very much a Road Rules experience of the 

Traveling Guatemala with Hopscotch the Globe and Vivid Roots

Traveling Guatemala with Hopscotch the Globe and Vivid Roots

Back in May, I went on my first organized group / volunteer trip with Hopscotch the Globe. This travel experience was much different from what I was used to—then again, what exactly is the typical travel experience for me, anyway? (That’s another blog post for 

Three Days in Tulum (and One in Playa Del Carmen)

Three Days in Tulum (and One in Playa Del Carmen)

I spent some time this weekend rereading posts about my time in Southeast Asia. The longer I’m back in the States, the more the experience feels like a distant memory. Reading the posts reaffirmed why I started this blog—not just to keep in touch with 

I Sold Out: Why I returned to the 9-to-5 life

I Sold Out: Why I returned to the 9-to-5 life

After four months of living the freelance life, I decided to take a full time job with benefits. Well, sort of. It’s a full time job with benefits, but I’m also working like four side hustles because I’m me but that’s completely besides the point. 

Things I say that make the people closest to me want to stab me in the face (A post about sustainability and waste)

Things I say that make the people closest to me want to stab me in the face (A post about sustainability and waste)

Earlier this year, I lived in a tiny 500 square-foot studio by myself. While there, I was able to to shape my lifestyle completely by my own standards. Among pairing down what I owned to the bare minimum, I also had a few habits that